US Loses Another 3.8M Jobs Last week; Nearly 30M in 6 Weeks.

This morning the Department of Labor released the initial jobless claims data for the week ending April 25, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 3,839,000, another decline in data, however cumulatively we are now at over 30M claims over the last 6 weeks.


The four week moving average from jobless claims has now fallen to that of 5,033,250, a decrease of 757,000 from the previous week’s moving average. By comparison, the advance seasonally adjusted insured unemployment rate rose to 12.4% during the week ending April 18, a rise of 1.5% from the week prior. The data is reported with a one week delay relative to jobless claims.


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2 thoughts on “US Loses Another 3.8M Jobs Last week; Nearly 30M in 6 Weeks.

  • April 30, 2020 12:11 PM at 12:11 pm
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    Yikes. Starting to think an L Shape Recovery would be nice.

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  • April 30, 2020 7:58 PM at 7:58 pm
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    Just under 10 percent of the population has applied for EI in under 2 months.
    Thats only who applied. Real number likely north of 50M. Yikes.

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